Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:15am
Did you know… in a recent study by Box, Inc. titled “The Information Economy: A Study of Five Industries,” it was found that:
Construction firms have the highest rate of work shared with outside companies. Double the rate of any other industry
To successfully deliver a construction project,...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:15am
McGraw Hill Construction recently released a SmartMarket Report titled, “Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction.” Depending on who was being surveyed for the report (owners, architects and contractors), the reasons and perspective on why uncertainty occurs...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 9:30am
Dear Construction Project Management Software User:
Have you heard or said any of these things? “My project management software is not user-friendly. My project management software creates extra work. My project management software is missing this or that feature.”
For almost 20 years, we’ve...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:45am
Do you ever feel like Olympian Lolo Jones, jumping hurdle after hurdle? Many owner organizations face the same obstacles within their capital construction programs. This infographic outlines the Top 5 Hurdles Facing Capital Project Owners. Do any of these sound familiar?
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:30am
We are often told the system for tracking the details of a project is done by using a spreadsheet. Not just one spreadsheet, but several—one for change orders, one for RFIs, another for commitments. The list can go on. Since this is the method used by the many construction professionals we...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 1:45pm
The cost of poor decision-making is high so it's imperative that you plan and execute capital projects as efficiently as possible. This infographic contains several best practices that will put your organization on the path to avoiding the most common pitfalls of an inadequate process. For the...
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 11:45am
The recently issued McGraw Hill SmartMarket report on Lean Construction provides some excellent insight into the adoption of the Lean approach to the construction process. You can download a copy of the report here.
For those not familiar, the “lean construction” approach is the practice of...
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 5:15pm
Cost forecasting can act as an early warning sign for when your projects are veering off course. Follow these simple steps to get a clear picture, at any point of a project, what the cost to complete is anticipated to be.
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Monday, January 20, 2014 - 4:15pm
Managing construction project costs – for a facility owner - is important but also very unique. With projects costing one, ten or even hundreds of millions of dollars, it’s critical that you keep tight control over the expenditures so that they don’t spiral out of control. After all, even 1% of...